Source 270: The following quote is from an article on the ‘Rebirth African Art Gallery’ website titled, ‘Fang Mask History’; accessed May 2014 at: This link may or may not still be operational; if it isn't, we may have redirected it to the WayBackMachine archive.

‘typically are large elongated covered with kaolin and featuring a face that was usually heart-shaped with a long fine nose. Apparently it has been linked with the dead since white is their color…would be consulted when the village was to change location, or when a new crop was planted…or before going hunting, fishing, or to war…also served for therapeutic rituals and, above all, for the initiation of young males’

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